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The New Brewer: Industry Review Issue


Craft brewers continued many of the 2018 trends through 2019, but the future now has a giant question mark for many breweries in the era of COVID-19.

Industry Review Issue

For the May/June 2020 The New Brewer, we provide both a current look at the ways the pandemic has affected craft breweries and a look back at 2019.Read More

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The On-Premise Is Reopening. Now What?

On-premise business is beginning to reopen. This post explores some of the new data points showing what things might look like over the next few months.Read More

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Are Americans Drinking More? Probably Not.

Are Americans really drinking more? The answer: possibly a tiny bit, but these answers are much less clear than many articles have made them out to be.Read More

2020 State of the Craft Brewing Industry

Brewers Association Chief Economist Bart Watson overviews the main statistics and trends in the craft brewing industry in 2019. The talk covers high level trends in craft brewing, similar to the State of the Industry session presented by Bart Watson …Read More

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Craft Brewing Growth 2019: Methodology

The Brewers Association released our topline 2019 craft growth numbers today. This post is just a reminder about how we collect our data and a few thoughts.Read More

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Brewery Sales Dropping Sharply, Many Set to Close

Last week, the Brewers Association launched a second survey designed to gauge the impact the current crisis on small brewers. Here are the results.Read More

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The Coming Economic Challenges Facing Craft Brewers

Brewers Association Chief Economist Bart Watson delves into some of the potential short- and long-term economic impacts of the novel coronavirus on craft beer.Read More

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The Hop Pendulum: A History of the American Hops Market

The hops market has distinct cycles driven by supply and demand. A brief look at the history of American hops can help brewers understand this pendulum. Read More

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